Studio 145 produces podcasts featuring interviews about current affairs through the artistic lens. Meant to start a deeper conversation, Studio 145 stokes creativity in how we think about some of the most pressing issues of our day, and how we might approach them differently and more effectively.

Dr. Lise Janelle
Fri, 09/16/2016

Dr. Lise Janelle is a Spiritual Coach who helps people achieve extraordinary success through proven leading edge mind/body techniques. In this podcast we discuss the importance of gratitude and grace in overcoming personal obstacles.

Kate Bristol
Fri, 08/05/2016

Kate Bristol is a gifted performer and voice actor, who we had the pleasure and benefit of working with here at Intersections. She shares with us a joyful overview of the wonderful world of voice characterization as we explore the power of language and how it shapes imagery in our minds.

Soundtrack of War Recording
Tue, 07/26/2016

This recording showcases the incredible talent of those artists who were featured in the Soudtrack of War Concert in April 2016. The concert, hosted by Service Together and Arts & Humanities Programs, invited veterans, civilians, and musicians to discuss the role of music in times of war and to answer the question: Where is the soundtrack to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan? This recording showcases the incredible talent of those artists.

Mary Button
Tue, 07/05/2016

Mary Button, creator of religious art, photographer, theologian and social justice activist shares her inspiring story of faith, art and social justice.

Amy Miller
Tue, 06/14/2016

This week on Studio 145 we welcome Amy Miller, Associate Artistic Director of the Gibney Dance Company, for part 2 of our interview, exploring in greater detail, the amazing community and social justice empowerment the company offers through their unique sharing of dance.

Njoli Brown
Tue, 05/10/2016

Njoli Brown is the the Founder and director of Martial Science Macto Bicallis (MSMB), a New York based martial & movement arts academy, which brings together a collective of diverse teachers to work towards the collective growth of our members. Njoli is a martial & movement arts practitioner with 30 years experience as a an educator and a learner.

Luis Ramos
Thu, 05/05/2016

This week Studio 145 welcomes Luis Ramos. Luis is a Taino cultural activist, indigenous arts educator and presenter at the NITCHEN sponsored Children's Cultural Center of Native America. Luis shares the history of the indigenous people of Puerto Rico and the connection to the greater indigenous tribes of North and South America.

Story of God Conversation 4
Wed, 05/04/2016

This week’s episode of the National Geographic’s Story of God asks the question, “why does evil exist?” Rev Mike Kim and Molly Pearl will offer insight and comments. Rev Mike Kim is an Iraq War veteran and a former Dominican Friar, mendicant monk. Molly Pearl is the Program Manager for Service Together at Intersections International.

Story of God Conversation 3
Tue, 04/26/2016

This podcast is a reflection on National Geographic’s Story of God; Episode 4, Creation. It features Tracy Hyter-Suffern, Intersections’ Development Officer and Barbara Costigan of Marble Collegiate Church, and active in their Women’s Ministry. Barbara is also a member of the Intersections Board of Directors. Hosted by Farid Johnson.

Brandon Mills
Mon, 04/25/2016

Farid Johnson and Brandon Mills talk about Service Together’s upcoming concert, Soundtrack of War, and the importance of music as a tool for community building and reintegration. Brandon Mills is a singer, songwriter, and Marine recon scout sniper. He is a professional musician with a focus: exposing injustices, instilling hope and life in those that are lacking purpose.

The Gibney Dance Company and Community Action Team
Thu, 04/21/2016

This weeks program features a wonderful conversation with two representatives from The Gibney Dance Company and Community Action Team. Ms. Amy Miller, Associate Artistic Director and Ms. Sandra Manick, Sanctuary for Families mentor discuss both the history of Gibney Dance and the amazing support and empowerment they provide to the community through their unique creative arts programming.

Story of God Conversation 2
Tue, 04/19/2016

This podcast is inspired by National Geographic’s Story of God. Episode 3, Who is God?, features Rev. Rett Zabriskie, who has over 35 years ecumenical work with the Reformed Church in America, and Sarah Flatto, the Director of Programs & Outreach at the NYC Family Justice Center and a member of the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. Hosted by Farid Johnson.